Archive for April, 2009

BH4BP #43 - With Mood, It's All About Food!
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BH4BP #43 – With Mood, It’s All About Food!

http://media.blubrry.com/beinghealthy/p/www.beinghealthy.tv/audio/Show_43_Being_Healthy.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (11.6MB) Photo by yomi955 via Flickr Have you ever noticed that after eating fast food, such as a cheap hamburger, fries and a soda, that you feel sluggish and tired afterwards?  And maybe even unhappy or unmotivated as well?  And have you ever noticed that after eating a […]

Get That Food Away From the Deep Fryer!
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Get That Food Away From the Deep Fryer!

Photo by jetalone via Flickr We all know that deep fried foods are bad for us, so why are they growing in popularity?  It seems that people all over the world are indulging in more and more greasy, deep fried foods.  Back in the day we had french fries, donuts, fried chicken, corn dogs and […]

Chewing Gum: Want a Piece?
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Chewing Gum: Want a Piece?

Photo by PresleyJesus via Flickr You met someone special online a year ago and the two of you have been emailing, instant messaging, texting and calling each other ever since. Today you are finally going to meet them face to face.  Anxious to make a good first impression, you go through your mental checklist and […]

BH4BP #42 - Eating Healthy While Camping & On Road Trips
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BH4BP #42 – Eating Healthy While Camping & On Road Trips

http://media.blubrry.com/beinghealthy/p/www.beinghealthy.tv/audio/Show_42_Being_Healthy.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (11.4MB) Photo by ninahale via Flickr It is that time of year again, where many of us start planning our next vacation. Vacations are a welcome break from the stress and monotony of work.  They’re an opportunity to rest and recharge from the stresses of everyday life.  Plus, […]

Pizza Doesn't Have to Be Junk Food!
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Pizza Doesn’t Have to Be Junk Food!

Photo by Theodore Scott via Flickr It’s pizza night! You finally have that perfect slice of pepperoni pizza you’ve been craving all week poised on your fingers ready for that first joyous bite. Mmmmm! Despite the jokes that it is the perfect food because it incorporates all the food groups, pizza is usually not considered […]

Financial Stress: The Piggy Bank is Half Full!
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Financial Stress: The Piggy Bank is Half Full!

Photo by matze ott via Flickr Are you staying up at night worrying about your investments, about whether you will lose your job or how you are going to pay your bills? Are you feeling depressed, anxious or getting headaches?  Do you find yourself overeating, unmotivated or withdrawing from others? If this sounds like you, […]

BH4BP #41 - Winning the War Against Dry Skin
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BH4BP #41 – Winning the War Against Dry Skin

http://media.blubrry.com/beinghealthy/p/www.beinghealthy.tv/audio/Show_41_Being_Healthy.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 17:40 — 12.2MB) Photo by Dawvon via Flickr Did you know that skin is the largest organ in our bodies? It covers every part of us and we don’t pay much attention to it, with the exception of our faces, until it starts causing us problems, such […]

Coffee's Redeeming Quality: Antioxidants
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Coffee’s Redeeming Quality: Antioxidants

Photo by Refracted Moments via Flickr There is something about waking up to the delicious smell of freshly brewed coffee. The aroma and flavor awakens our senses and starts the day off right! The only problem is that coffee is bad for us, right? Well, hold on a second. Coffee, if consumed in excess, does […]

Don't Worry, Eat Your Fish!
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Don’t Worry, Eat Your Fish!

Photo by izik via Flickr When we think of a healthy diet, we automatically think of a diet composed mainly of vegetables, fruits, whole grains, fish and a limited amount of unhealthy fats.  Often, the area that is neglected is fish.  That’s unfortunate because eating fish provides many nutritional benefits, especially for our hearts.  It […]

BH4BP #40 - Muscle Pain: Don't Fear It; Minimize It!
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BH4BP #40 – Muscle Pain: Don’t Fear It; Minimize It!

http://media.blubrry.com/beinghealthy/p/www.beinghealthy.tv/audio/Show_40_Being_Healthy.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 18:45 — 13.0MB) Photo by syntheticj via Flickr Sometimes, after a really hard workout, you feel so stiff and sore that it hurts to move.  Getting out of bed or getting dressed is so painful that you can’t help grunting as you pull on your clothes.  Or […]

Floss or No Teeth for You!
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Floss or No Teeth for You!

Photo by annieo76 As a kid I rarely flossed. Shamefully, I thought it was a waste of time.  I never had a cavity, so I thought that brushing was good enough.  Then, when I was a teenager, my dentist said that if I wanted to keep my healthy gums and teeth, I had better start […]

Gaia's Essence Product Review
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Gaia’s Essence Product Review

A couple months ago, I received an email from Farrah La Ronde-Hutchison the CEO at Gaia’s Essence. She asked if I was interested in reviewing some of her company’s products. I was delighted to be asked. But before I get to the review, let me give you some information about the company. Gaia’s Essence: Gaia’s […]

BH4BP #39 - Headaches: A Pain In the Neck...I Mean Head
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BH4BP #39 – Headaches: A Pain In the Neck…I Mean Head

http://media.blubrry.com/beinghealthy/p/www.beinghealthy.tv/audio/Show_39_Being_Healthy.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 18:33 — 12.8MB) Photo by Migraine Chick Almost everyone has experienced a headache at one time or another. Headaches are one of the most common human ailments, after all. For most people, headaches are an infrequent annoyance that occur only a few times a year and rarely […]